Category Archives: Catholic Writing and Publishing

The Distribution of Power and Robbery

The other day I posted a piece that points out one of the most significant things I learned in graduate school at the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago.  It was a term all the professors used, and I came to … Continue reading

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CWG Prayer Chain Post: September 17, 2017

The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment. Sirach 27:30—28:7 Wrath and anger are hateful things, yet the sinner hugs them tight. The vengeful will suffer the LORD’s … Continue reading

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CWG Book Blast: “7 Riddles to Nowhere,” by Amy Cattapan

This month, the Catholic Writers’ Guild is touring Amy Cattapan’s book, “7 Riddles to Nowhere.”  It is a CWG Seal of Approval winner! Seventh grader Kameron Boyd must be the first to solve seven riddles involving churches in Chicago in … Continue reading

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Why Should I Know That?

JMJ “Why should I know that?” I have heard this question many times as a math teacher over the years, but once I asked a student who the first president of the United States was and she answered, “Why should … Continue reading

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Women are More Expensive than Men and Other Language Lessons

A Funny Lesson Everyone laughed. I was trying to say in Farsi, the Persian language, “Women are stronger than men”, and unfortunately, it came out otherwise.  “Geruntar” meaning “more expensive”, innocently rolled off my lips instead of “gavidtar”, or “stronger”. … Continue reading

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CWG Prayer Chain Post: September 10, 2017

The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment. Romans 13:8-10 Brothers and sisters: Owe nothing to anyone, except to love one another; for the one who loves another … Continue reading

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CWG Prayer Chain Post: September 3, 2017

The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment. Matthew 16:21-27 Jesus began to show his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and suffer greatly from the elders, … Continue reading

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CWG Prayer Chain Post: August 27, 2017

The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment. Romans 11:33-36 Oh, the depth of the riches and wisdom and knowledge of God! How inscrutable are his judgments and … Continue reading

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CWG Prayer Chain Post: August 20, 2017

The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment. Isaiah 56:1, 6-7 Thus says the LORD: Observe what is right, do what is just; for my salvation is about … Continue reading

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CWG Book Blast: “Broken Brain, Fortified Faith,” by Virginia Pillars

This month, the Catholic Writers’ Guild is touring Guildie Virginia Pillars’ book, “Broken Brain, Fortified Faith: Lessons of Hope Through a Child’s Mental Illness.” It is a CWG Seal of Approval winner! Broken Brain, Fortified Faith is the story of one … Continue reading

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